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ReEntry 2.0 – Improved recycling rate for carpet tiles

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Hattie Hartman has mentioned our Re Entry 2.0 in her Footprint Sustainability Blog

See an excerpt below:

European carpet recycling has taken a step forward, thanks to ReEntry 2.0, a technology first developed in the US four years ago by InterfaceFLOR, who make modular floor coverings.

Both the nylon yarn, which is the most carbon intensive part of the carpet, and the backing of old carpet tiles can be separated and then recycled. Both commercial and residential carpets can be reclaimed; indeed only a small minority of carpets cannot be reclaimed in this way, whilst backing type and face fibre have no adverse impact on the technology

Read the rest of the article here : Improved recycling rate for carpet tiles

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